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Pellissippi State hosts annual Faculty Senate Book Sale

Pellissippi State Community College will stage its annual Faculty Senate Book Sale in late March and early April, and the community is invited to take part. The Book Sale kicks off at the Blount County Campus, running 8 a.m.-6 p.m. … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State: Indie wrestling topic of March 26 Faculty Lecture Series talk

Turn reality on its head. That’s the goal of John E. May, a photographer and Pellissippi State Community College faculty member, when he takes on the topic of independent wrestling at a Faculty Lecture Series talk Wednesday, March 26. May’s … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State to host forum featuring mayors Burchett, Rogero

Pellissippi State Community College hosts a forum that features an interview and Q&A with Knox County Mayor Tim Burchett and Knoxville Mayor Madeline Rogero on Thursday, April 10. The mayoral forum, “How Local Politics Impacts Business and You,” begins at … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State stages April performances of ‘Unnecessary Farce’

Pellissippi State Community College presents “Unnecessary Farce,” the new classic American farce, the first two weekends of April. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. April 4, 5, 11, and 12 and at 2 p.m. April 6 and 13. Tickets are $12 … Continue reading

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Five years of ‘Thunder’ celebrated at Jazz and Bluegrass Concert

Pellissippi State Community College will recognize the fifth anniversary of Hardin Valley Thunder, the college’s bluegrass group, at the Jazz and Bluegrass Concert. The concert is Thursday, March 27, at 7 p.m. in the Clayton Performing Arts Center on the … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State: Blount County Campus hosts Faculty Senate Book Sale March 24-26

Pellissippi State Community College’s Blount County Campus hosts its annual Faculty Senate Book Sale in late March, and the community is invited to take part. The sale runs 8 a.m.-6 p.m., March 24-25, and 8-noon, March 26. It takes place … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State plans open houses at site campuses

Pellissippi State Community College will host open houses at each of its site campuses this month and next. The events are free and open to all prospective students and their families. “These open houses allow students to meet with Admissions … Continue reading

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Pellissippi State supporting partner of Michigan-based manufacturing initiative

Pellissippi State Community College is a supporting partner in a $140 million U.S. Department of Defense-backed manufacturing institute in Michigan. Pellissippi State is one of 60 members of a consortium for the Lightweight and Modern Metals Manufacturing Innovation (LM3I) Institute … Continue reading

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From professional paintballer to youngest assistant director, Pellissippi State graduate aims for success

Kevin Fillers thought he would spend his career aiming a paintball gun at opponents, but with the help of Pellissippi State Community College, he’s aiming instead for a career in business. Fillers, who earned an Associate of Science degree from … Continue reading

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Honda grant to help urban high-schoolers at Pellissippi State’s Summer Institute

Pellissippi State Community College’s Summer Institute will get a boost this year to include a new STEM—science, technology, engineering, mathematics—emphasis, thanks to a $46,760 grant from the American Honda Foundation. The grant was awarded through the Pellissippi State Foundation. “The … Continue reading

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